A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
Photo by Cassius Callender

Top 10 Spots for Fall Colors in Madison

Stunning views. Now in fall hues. Visiting Madison in fall means experiencing the richness of fall color in a city studded with glittering lakes and surrounded by state parks and natural areas. Exploring Madison's fall colors can take on any form you choose. Want to take a relaxing stroll? There's a…

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Hiking Picnic Point and Lakeshore Preserve

Loved by residents, visitors, students and alumni, Picnic Point and the Lakeshore Nature Preserve has been an important destination for hundreds of years. Three hundred acres of land. A one-mile hike jutting out into Lake Mendota, the largest lake in Madison. Birds and trails and native plants, all…

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